A French Jew at sits amongst the dead at Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp, a sub-camp of Buchenwald concentration camp, following the camp’s liberation by the U.S. 3rd Armored Division and various 104th Infantry Division attachments on 11 April 1945. Near Nordhausen, Thuringia, Germany. April 1945.
David Olère (1902 – 1985, Polish-born French) ~ "In the gas chamber" ~ As a Jew, David Olère was deported to Auschwitz, where he was forced to work in the gas chambers and crematorium. His work, based on personal experience, has exceptional documentary value. Needless to say that, in their tragic cruelty, his drawings and paintings are highly explicit.
French Jews Slam Iran President's Visit on Holocaust Remembrance Day
A Day in the History 27th March 1942.The very first transport of French Jews came to Auschwitz. This is when the Final Solution in that area started..69 thousand of French Jews were deported to Auschwitz from France. When the Nazi invaded France in June 1940, there were 320 000 Jews living there. 20 000 of them came from countries that were invaded by the Nazis earlier – Belgium and the Netherlands. read more : https://www.instagram.com/p/BDdyG7AvDRa/?taken-by=auschwitz.study.group
Monuments Men. Capt. James Rorimer (second from left), who later would become the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, supervises the safeguarding of art stolen from French Jews and stored during the war at Schloss Neuschwanstein Castle in southern Bavaria, ca. April 1945.